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Benjamin H. Nam, Sangback Nam, Adam Love, Takuya Hayakawa, Rachael C. Marshall and Kyung Su Jung

Among ethnic Koreans, marathon running has long been important, as it has promoted national cohesion and Korean identity during tumultuous times. The success of Korean runners in the international sporting arena began at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, where, running under the Japanese flag

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Mark Dyreson

–1965 . Arlington, VA : National Recreation and Park Association . Lucas , J.A. ( 1980 ). The modern Olympic games . New York, NY : A.S. Barnes . Luther Halsey Gulick, 1865–1918 . ( 1918 ). The Survey, 40 , 579 – 80 . MacAloon , J.J. ( 1981 ). This great symbol: Pierre de Coubertin and the origins of

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Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones

-year-old boys aligned by height. An Historical Perspective of the Role of Sport on Growth Organized sport for adults and children was thought to have been first introduced by the ancient Greeks in large festivals such as the Olympic Games (c. 776 B.C.). These were held regularly until 394 A.D., when

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Mark Dyreson

and Cultural Differences (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003); R. Paul Churchill, Human Rights and Global Diversity (London: Routledge, 2005). 21. Susan Brownell, ed., The 1904 Anthropology Days and Olympic Games: Sport, Race, and American Imperialism (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press

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John H. Challis

137 track and field athletes at the XVIIth Olympic Games, Rome 1960, and a comparison with weight-lifters and wrestlers . London, UK : G. Allen and Unwin . Teh , K.C. , & Aziz , A.R. ( 2002 ). Heart rate, oxygen uptake, and energy cost of ascending and descending the stairs . Medicine and

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Murray G. Phillips and Gary Osmond

cricketer ( Osmond & Phillips, 2014 ); boxers who represented the institution at the Empire/Commonwealth Games and the Olympic Games; teams of cricketers and footballers who successfully won championships in district competitions; and the Marching Girls, who competed and exhibited throughout parts of

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Daniel Gould

States is not the only country where legal actions have advanced women’s sport participation. For example, various statutes and actions have fueled the growth of women’s sports in Australia, Canada, and Iran ( Brown & Connolly, 2010 ). These include the 2004 revision of the Olympic Games charter